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Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Industrial Tribunals

Section 3: Extended power to define “relevant proceedings” for conciliation purposes

This section amends Article 20 of the ITO 1996 to provide that orders made by the Department may add to or remove proceedings from the list in Article 20(1) of the ITO 1996.

Orders which add proceedings to the list may also amend the applicable time limit in any relevant statutory provision.

Where the order removes proceedings from the list, consequential changes can be made to any extension to the time limit which is provided in any relevant statutory provision.

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